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Population in 2012: 146,294 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 

Males: 70,432  (48.1%)
Females: 75,862  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Virginia median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 22206, 22301, 22302, 22304, 22305, 22311, 22312, 22314.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,160 (it was $56,054 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$81,160
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $52,160

Alexandria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $501,200 (it was $202,400 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$501,200
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $539,651; Detached houses: $755,470; Townhouses or other attached units: $565,329; In 2-unit structures: $869,828; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $226,875; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,352; Mobile homes: $114,637; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $191,512

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,467.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 22301, 22302, 22304, 22305, 22311, 22314.

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  • White alone - 76,856 (52.5%)
  • Black alone - 30,314 (20.7%)
  • Hispanic - 24,531 (16.8%)
  • Asian alone - 9,495 (6.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4,747 (3.2%)
  • Other race alone - 234 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 117 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alexandria: 140.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (10.7%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.9%), Subsaharan African (7.5%), Italian (4.4%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 9,639 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria city:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

35,036 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 6.6% Africa, 5.4% Asia).

This city:  23.4%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 200 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Virginia as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alexandria to the number of sex offenders is 731 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,544 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,780 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (7.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (131.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Huntington, VA (1.3 miles ), Rose Hill, VA (1.7 miles ), Groveton, VA (1.7 miles ), National Harbor, MD (2.0 miles ), Bailey's Crossroads, VA (2.0 miles ), Glassmanor, MD (2.0 miles ), Forest Heights, MD (2.0 miles ), Lincolnia, VA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,179 (+9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,601 (28.3%)

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Crime rates in Alexandria by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 33237735210
per 100,000 2.32.31.52.35.15.12.13.41.30.70.0
Rapes 212530222718301221149
per 100,000 15.918.923.016.919.813.121.38.213.79.96.2
Robberies 176169162199206162149141125129138
per 100,000 133.2127.6124.4153.0150.7117.6105.896.581.891.194.6
Assaults 21220819223820818314212912810896
per 100,000 160.4157.0147.5183.0152.2132.8100.888.383.876.365.8
Burglaries 482429N/A294380364294347317303281
per 100,000 364.7323.9N/A226.1278.0264.1208.7237.4207.5213.9192.6
Thefts 3,5323,253N/A2,5702,4392,5572,7132,6132,6392,5062,383
per 100,000 2672.12455.7N/A1976.11784.41855.41925.61788.01727.11769.31633.4
Auto thefts 739610563467375359382336286372326
per 100,000 559.1460.5432.4359.1274.4260.5271.1229.9187.2262.6223.5
Arson 162112117463768
per 100,000 12.115.99.28.55.12.94.32.14.64.25.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 274.8254.9N/A231.3221.3202.2192.4171.8158.3163.7147.7

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Crime rate in Alexandria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 412 (317 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +17,016 (+15.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Alexandria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Alexandria city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Alexandria center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Alexandria center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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Birthplace of: Neko Case - Singer-songwriter, Cueball Carmichael - Professional wrestler, Casey Wilson - Comedian, Samuel Wilbert Tucker - Lawyer, John Wells (TV producer) - Television producer, Tao Lin - Novelist, Rolf Saxon - Film actor, Mackenzie Phillips - Actress, Imani Lee - Professional wrestler, Rob Huebel - Comedian.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Alexandria: Francis C. Hammond, James Patrick Lannon, Zachariah Woodall.

Main business address for: HALIFAX CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), ANALEX CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), USA Mobility, Inc (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), COMTEX NEWS NETWORK INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS SERVICES), BOWL AMERICA INC (SERVICES-AMUSEMENT & RECREATION SERVICES), CUISINE SOLUTIONS INC (CANNED, FROZEN & PRESERVED FRUIT, VEG & FOOD SPECIALTIES), METROCALL HOLDINGS INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS) and 2 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 4141 DUKE STREET)
  • CDC - ALEXANDRIA (Dialysis Facility, 5999 STEVENSON AVE)
  • DAVITA - ALEXANDRIA (Dialysis Facility, 5150 DUKE ST)
  • FMC - FORT BELVOIR (Dialysis Facility, 8796 P SACRAMENTO DR)
  • FRANCONIA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5695 KING CENTER DR)
  • 1ST AMERICAN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 6216 OLD FRANCONIA RD SUITE A)
  • CONSIDERATE CARE (Home Health Center, 5021 SEMINARY RD SUITE 110)
  • DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 50 SOUTH PICKETT STREET, SUITE 200)
  • DOMAIN MEDICAL HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING, INC (Home Health Center, 2121 EISENHOWER AVE)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, 4900 LEESBURG PIKE STE 405)
  • STGI HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, 99 CANAL CENTER PLAZA SUITE 430)
  • THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 5252 CHEROKEE AVE SUITE 220)
  • COURTHOUSE ROAD ICF (Hospital, 4123 CONRAD ROAD)
  • INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4320 SEMINARY RD)
  • INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2501 PARKERS LANE)
  • JEFFERSON HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 4600 KING STREET)
  • ENVOY OF ALEXANDRIA, LLC (Nursing Home, 900 VIRGINIA AVENUE)
  • GOODWIN HOUSE (Nursing Home, 4800 FILLMORE AVE)
  • GOODWIN HOUSE ALEXANDRIA (Nursing Home, 4800 FILLMORE AVE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ALEXANDRIA (Nursing Home, 1510 COLLINGWOOD ROAD)
  • MOUNT VERNON NRS CTR (Nursing Home, TISWELL DR)
  • MOUNT VERNON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 8111 TISWELL DRIVE)
  • THE WASHINGTON HOUSE (Nursing Home, 5100 FILLMORE AVENUE)
  • WOODBINE REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2729 KING ST)

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Heliports located in Alexandria:


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Amtrak station:

ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: ci.alexandria.va.us/alexandria.html

Colleges/Universities in Alexandria:

  • Global Health Nurse Training Services (Full-time enrollment: 409; Location: 25 S Quaker La 1st Fl; Private, for-profit)
  • Centura College (FT enrollment: 80; Location: 6295 Edsall Rd Ste 250; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • CET-Alexandria (FT enrollment: 33; Location: 6295 Edsall Rd, Plaza 500, Ste. 220; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,261)
  • Georgetown University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 13,461)
  • Strayer University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 8,195)
  • Marymount University (about 7 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,399)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,608)
  • American University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,447)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,279)

Public high schools in Alexandria:

Private high schools in Alexandria:

  • ST STEPHEN'S & ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 1,144; Location: 1000 SAINT STEPHENS RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ISLAMIC SAUDI ACADEMY (Students: 964; Location: 8333 RICHMOND HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BISHOP IRETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 804; Location: 201 CAMBRIDGE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 1200 N QUAKER LN; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ENGLESIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 8428 HIGHLAND LN; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COMMONWEALTH ACADEMY (Students: 89; Location: 1321 LESLIE AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • LEARY SCHOOL OF VIRGINIA (Students: 63; Location: 6349 LINCOLNIA RD; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • ALEXANDRIA FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 3830 SEMINARY RD; Grades: 10 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • ST MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 400 GREEN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LOUIS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 2901 POPKINS LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL & EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 334; Location: 1417 W BRADDOCK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CALVARY ROAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 6811 BEULAH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BROWNE ACADEMY (Students: 287; Location: 5917 TELEGRAPH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BURGUNDY FARM COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 3700 BURGUNDY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALEXANDRIA COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 2400 RUSSELL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 5411 FRANCONIA RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • QUEEN OF APOSTLES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 4409 SANO ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE AQUINAS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 8334 MT VERNON HWY; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Alexandria, map of school districts: ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,466,868; Location: 5005 DUKE STREET; 355,936 books; 21,790 e-books; 17,455 audio materials; 9,299 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 704 print serial subscriptions; 31 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The most common area code is 703.

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Braddock Road Metro Station (A), Potomac Yards (B), Jones Point Lighthouse (C), Washington Sailing Marina (D), Braddock Road Subway Station (E), Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station (F), King Street Metro Station (G), Mark Center Office Industrial Park (H), Alexandria Combined Sewer System (I), Alexandria Sanitation Authority Waste Treament Facility (J), Hoffman Town Center (K), Moss Number 2 Mine and Preparation Plant (L), Alexandria Union Station (M), George Washington Masonic National Memorial (N), Alexandria Fire Training (O), Alexandria Fire Department Maintenance (P), Alexandria Fire Marshal's Office (Q), Carlyle House (R), Arlington Visitors Center (S), Stevenson Square Recreation Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Landmark Shopping Center (1), Arlandria Shopping Center (2), Bradley Shopping Center (3), Hamlet Shopping Center (4), Seminary Plaza Shopping Center (5), The Shops of Foxchase Shopping Center (6), Trade Center Shopping Center (7), Van Dorn Plaza Shopping Center (8), Potomac Yard Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: Abundant Life United Holy Church (A), Alexandria First Christian Disciples of Christ Church (B), Alexandria Presbyterian Church (C), Alfred Street Baptist Church (D), Bahai Faith of Northern Virginia (E), Christ House (F), Christian Community Center Church (G), Christian Science Reading Room (H), Christian Voice Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alexandria National Cemetery (1), Ivy Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Shuters Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Timber Branch (A), Hooff Run (B), Holmes Run (C), Backlick Run (D), Four Mile Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alexandria include: Mount Jefferson Park (1), Market Square (2), Fort Ward Park (3), George Washington Memorial Parkway (4), Colesanto Park (5), Waterfront Park (6), Marina Park (7), Jones Point Park (8), Founders Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Friendship Fire House (Museums; 107 South Alfred Street) (1), Athenaeum (Museums; 201 Prince Street) (2), Alexandria Archaeology (Museums; 105 North Union Street) (3), Lyceum (Museums; 1201 South Washington Street) (4), Cammack David C (Museums; 107 North Payne Street) (5), Alexandria Black History Museum (638 North Alfred Street) (6), Gum Springs Historical Society (Museums; 8100 Fordson Road) (7), Alexandria Ballet (Museums; 201 Prince Street) (8), Apothecary Museum Shop (105 South Fairfax Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn-Landmark (I 395 & Duke Street West) (1), Best Western Old Colony Inn (1101 North Washington Street) (2), Hilton Inn (1767 King Street) (3), Alexandria-Towne Motel (808 North Washington Street) (4), Comfort Inn Landmark (6254 Duke St) (5), Harry Smith Motel (6140 Richmond Highway) (6), Brookside Motel (6001 Richmond Highway) (7), Fairview Motel (6411 Richmond Highway) (8), Friendship Inn (8849 Richmond Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Alexandria city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.192. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.192
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.01
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00247. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00247
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexandria and their reported violations in the past:

ERINBROOK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2003), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2004), Fed FAO issued (SEP-15-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-2002), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2004), Fed FAO issued (SEP-15-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2003), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2004), Fed FAO issued (SEP-15-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2002), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2004), Fed FAO issued (SEP-15-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-03-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-06-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2005)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 168 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexandria that have no violations reported:

  • FORT LEE (Population served: 11594, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alexandria, VA

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2010:

  • 506 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 471 people in college/university student housing
  • 400 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 223 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Alexandria in 2000:

  • 948 people in nursing homes
  • 412 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 251 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 62 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 61 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in halfway houses

Alexandria compared to Virginia state average:

Alexandria, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Alexandria (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company: 11 branches. Info updated 2010/05/12: Bank assets: $2,461.7 mil, Deposits: $2,022.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Carlyle Place Branch, Engleside Branch, Bradlee Shopping Center Branch, South Washington Branch, Beacon Mall Branch, Franconia Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Landmark Shoppers Branch, Old Towne Branch, Mount Vernon Square Branch, Franconia Shoppers Branch, Alexandria Jefferson Davis Highway S. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Virginia Commerce Bank: King Street Branch, Mt Vernon Branch, Del Ray Branch 16 Branch, Duke Street Branch, Alexandria Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,936.3 mil, Deposits: $2,300.3 mil, headquarters in Arlington, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Alexandria, Duke Street Branch, Beacon Mall Branch, Lake Barcroft Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Virginia:

  • Quality Inn Mt Vernon, 7212 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306 , Phone: (703) 765-9000, Fax: (703) 765-2325
  • Comfort Inn, 6254 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22312 , Phone: (703) 642-3422, Fax: (703) 642-1354
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2700 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314 , Phone: (703) 329-2323, Fax: (703) 329-6853
  • Hampton Inn - Alexandria, 4800 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria, VA 22302 , Phone: (703) 671-4800, Fax: (703) 671-2442
  • Sheraton Suites Alexandria, 801 North Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314 , Phone: (703) 836-4700, Fax: (703) 548-4514
  • Comfort Inn Alexandria, 5716 S Van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22310 , Phone: (703) 922-9200, Fax: (703) 922-0132
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria, 480 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314 , Phone: (703) 549-6080, Fax: (703) 519-0889
  • Holiday Inn Telegraph Road Eisenhower Ave, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314 , Phone: (703) 960-3400, Fax: (703) 329-0953
  • 41 other hotels and motels
All 49 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexandria, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alexandria travel time to work - commute


Alexandria mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Alexandria:

(Alexandria, Virginia Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Alexandria city (based on Alexandria city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.58%
Here49.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents38.0%11.2%8.5%7.8%7.2%
Congregations5.6%13.9%4.2%11.1%13.9%
NameMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.9%5.9%3.1%2.2%10.0%
Congregations2.8%11.1%1.4%2.8%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Alexandria city:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Alexandria city:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 149
Here:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alexandria city:

7.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alexandria city:

21.4%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 162$878,210$65,0538$20,247
Other Government Administration 97$612,503$75,77420$68,785
Judicial and Legal 175$891,596$61,1380$0
Police Protection - Officers 318$1,818,584$68,6260$0
Police - Other 136$779,394$68,77027$19,496
Firefighters 220$1,266,800$69,0980$0
Fire - Other 94$236,196$30,1530$0
Correction 147$868,530$70,9004$1,889
Streets and Highways 135$695,245$61,8000$0
Welfare 225$1,117,406$59,59518$57,084
Health 257$1,290,932$60,277160$284,149
Solid Waste Management 50$259,567$62,2963$11,298
Sewerage 120$714,938$71,4945$545
Parks and Recreation 164$726,084$53,128226$341,089
Housing and Community Development(Local) 80$396,299$59,4453$6,075
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,586$7,393,842$55,94362$195,414
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 563$1,734,954$36,979223$143,696
Local Libraries 55$258,148$56,32395$109,325
Other and Unallocable 95$498,442$62,96114$28,786
Totals for Government 4,679$22,437,670$57,545868$1,287,878

Alexandria government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $4,346,000 ($29.71)
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $673,000 ($4.60)
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $52,618,000 ($359.67)
    Sewerage: $27,495,000 ($187.94)
    Police Protection: $7,692,000 ($52.58)
    General Public Buildings: $5,152,000 ($35.22)
    Regular Highways: $5,152,000 ($35.22)
    General - Other: $5,151,000 ($35.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,452,000 ($9.93)
    Transit Utilities: $470,000 ($3.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $163,601,000 ($1118.30)
    Police Protection: $45,763,000 ($312.82)
    Health - Other: $35,400,000 ($241.98)
    Public Welfare - Other: $34,798,000 ($237.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,032,000 ($157.44)
    Sewerage: $22,137,000 ($151.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,572,000 ($147.46)
    Correctional Institutions: $17,954,000 ($122.73)
    Financial Administration: $17,355,000 ($118.63)
    Regular Highways: $17,243,000 ($117.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,902,000 ($101.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,567,000 ($92.74)
    Central Staff Services: $12,137,000 ($82.96)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,940,000 ($74.78)
    General Public Buildings: $9,047,000 ($61.84)
    Transit Utilities: $8,156,000 ($55.75)
    Libraries: $6,986,000 ($47.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,465,000 ($37.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,586,000 ($31.35)
    Corrections - Other: $4,157,000 ($28.42)
    General - Other: $3,283,000 ($22.44)
    Parking Facilities: $2,575,000 ($17.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,821,000 ($162.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $6,110,000 ($41.77)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,891,000 ($12.93)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,158,000 ($28.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $1,372,000 ($9.38)
    Police Protection: $887,000 ($6.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $587,000 ($4.01)
    Transit Utilities: $410,000 ($2.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $301,000 ($2.06)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($0.94)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($0.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $98,000 ($0.67)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($0.15)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $274,536,000 ($1876.60)

Alexandria government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,442,000 ($132.90)
    All Other: $7,461,000 ($51.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,335,000 ($29.63)
    Parking Facilities: $2,709,000 ($18.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,327,000 ($15.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,267,000 ($15.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,658,000 ($11.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $298,000 ($2.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $269,000 ($1.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,232,000 ($35.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,177,000 ($14.88)
    Public Welfare: $2,004,000 ($13.70)
    Education: $844,000 ($5.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $350,000 ($2.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $13,354,000 ($91.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,438,000 ($146.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,536,000 ($24.17)
    Rents: $2,001,000 ($13.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,238,000 ($8.46)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $2,640,000 ($18.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,250,000 ($254.62)
    General Local Government Support: $31,791,000 ($217.31)
    Public Welfare: $25,794,000 ($176.32)
    All Other: $15,297,000 ($104.56)
    Highways: $5,812,000 ($39.73)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,171,000 ($35.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000 ($2.83)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($0.81)
    Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $290,056,000 ($1982.69)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $28,382,000 ($194.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,265,000 ($172.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,861,000 ($149.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $17,935,000 ($122.60)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,819,000 ($53.45)
    Other License: $6,483,000 ($44.31)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,840,000 ($19.41)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,461,000 ($16.82)
    Amusements Sales: $1,150,000 ($7.86)

Alexandria government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,990,000 ($2734.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,504,000 ($2361.71)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $136,640,000 ($934.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $125,340,000 ($856.77)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,267,000 ($514.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,781,000 ($142.05)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,800,000 ($94.33)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,500,000 ($17.09)

Alexandria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,272,000 ($1102.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,833,000 ($1174.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,667,000 ($968.37)

19.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.31%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,237 average AGI)
Alexandria city:

0.44%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairfax County, VA  4.44% ($53,705 average AGI)
from Arlington County, VA  2.97% ($58,874)
from District of Columbia, DC  1.17% ($63,480)


20.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

20.46%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.34% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,153 average AGI)
Alexandria city:

0.34%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairfax County, VA  6.08% ($58,401 average AGI)
to Arlington County, VA  2.13% ($57,951)
to Prince William County, VA  1.69% ($45,138)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Alexandria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 224 meters (735ft)
Total costs: $3,671,000
Total average daily traffic: 394,862
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,193

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 19
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Alexandria, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alexandria)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alexandria, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1020 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alexandria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 168 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alexandria)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED835$355,7101,097$359,1794,150$341,400140$216,5005$16,533,800343$267,2890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$305,72449$372,041308$346,04521$98,0950$032$310,9692$36,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$286,85480$318,900968$335,89756$143,5890$0121$251,9590$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN93$299,613143$305,462862$346,55119$152,1051$20,000,00081$278,3580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$392,36418$394,889186$308,4418$142,5000$025$244,8001$370,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 32 tracts in Alexandria, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED148$335,29774$379,0003$250,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$347,28127$381,4811$153,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$292,19015$387,5330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$259,6257$337,4290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$255,3752$328,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 543
  • Hazardous Condition: 808
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Alexandria


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexandria, VA

Most common first names in Alexandria, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,32672.5 years
Mary1,32378.8 years
William1,14073.6 years
James1,03370.3 years
Robert85370.3 years
Charles70973.1 years
Margaret63979.7 years
George57874.1 years
Helen56380.4 years
Elizabeth50379.7 years
Most common last names in Alexandria, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith47374.2 years
Johnson31773.2 years
Jones27771.5 years
Brown26773.6 years
Williams25573.0 years
Davis23874.3 years
Miller23475.0 years
Taylor17375.8 years
Jackson16572.3 years
Moore16473.0 years
Businesses in Alexandria, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven40Kroger1
AMF Bowling1LA Fitness1
AT&T7La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Macy's1
AutoZone2Marriott5
Avenue1Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets31
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's17
Bally Total Fitness1Men's Wearhouse1
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins6New Balance2
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike11
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot1
Best Western2Old Country Buffet1
Blockbuster4Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental2Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS16Panera Bread4
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza4
Chick-Fil-A1Payless5
Chico's1Penske2
Chipotle4PetSmart2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports2
Cold Stone Creamery2Pizza Hut7
ColorTyme1Popeyes3
Comfort Inn2Quality2
Crate & Barrel1Quiznos5
Cricket Wireless10RadioShack5
Curves2Red Lobster1
DHL3Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid7
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday3
Decora Cabinetry12Safeway9
Dennys1Sears3
Domino's Pizza7Sprint Nextel4
DressBarn2Staples4
Dunkin Donuts7Starbucks20
Extended Stay America1Subway2
FedEx63T-Mobile9
Finish Line1T.G.I. Driday's2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx2
Foot Locker1Taco Bell2
GNC9Talbots1
GameStop3Target2
Gap1Toys"R"Us1
Goodwill2Trader Joe's1
H&R Block9Travelodge1
Haworth1True Value2
Hawthorn1U-Haul5
Hilton2UPS61
Holiday Inn4Verizon Wireless2
Home Depot3Victoria's Secret1
Homestead Studio Suites1Vons9
IHOP3Walgreens3
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart3
Johnny Rockets1Wendy's3
Jones New York4Westin1
Just Tires1Whole Foods Market1
KFC3YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Alexandria, VA


Alexandria on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ethiopian first ancestries"
  • #4 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #5 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #6 (22304) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ghanian first ancestries"
  • #6 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #12 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #14 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Afghan first ancestries"
  • #17 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Palestinian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #46 (22311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab/Arabic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #50 (22304) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #84 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #88 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (22312) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Egyptian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (22314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Manoj K. Kolel-Veetil (19)
  • Jeffrey W. Long (16)
  • Mario W. Cardullo (11)
  • Jon L. Cook (11)
  • Arthur W. Snow (10)
  • Thomas G. Woolston (10)
  • Rajendra Singh (10)
  • Travis Anderson (10)
  • Alan S. Edelstein (10)
  • Banahalli R. Ratna (10)

Total of 1201 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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